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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Spurfield.

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Around Spurfield ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Slave Lake. It is located about 20 miles [32 km] to the west of Spurfield. Slave Lake has a population of 6,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Widewater. It is located about 29 miles [46 km] to the west of Spurfield and has a population of 350 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Calling Lake   [Map]   ---   E   42 miles [67.6 km]
Canyon Creek   [Map]   ---   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Centre Calling Lake   [Map]   ---   E   41 miles [66 km]
Fawcett   [Map]   ---   S   48 miles [77.2 km]
Flatbush   [Map]   ---   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Island Lake South   [Map]   105   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Island Lake   [Map]   351   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Kinuso   [Map]   219   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Smith   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
South Baptiste   [Map]   69   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Sunset Beach   [Map]   88   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Swan River 150E   [Map]   305   W   46 miles [74 km]
West Baptiste   [Map]   104   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Whispering Hills   [Map]   125   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
White Gull   [Map]   ---   SE   41 miles [66 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Assineau   [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Chisholm   [Map]     S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Hondo   [Map]     SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Wagner   [Map]     W   29 miles [46.7 km]

Airports Near Spurfield ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Spurfield.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Slave Lake Airport(YZH/CYZH)   [Map]   CYZH   WNW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Calling Lake Airport   [Map]   CFK4   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Athabasca Airport(ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]   CYWM   SE   53 miles [85.3 km]
Wabasca Airport   [Map]   CEE5   NNE   53 miles [85.3 km]
Swan Hills Airport   [Map]   CEM5   SW   59 miles [95 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would be a better fit to our travel plans.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Spurfield.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Spurfield. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   SSE   135 miles [217.3 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   S   284 miles [457.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Slave Lake Airport(YZH/CYZH)   [Map]   CYZH   WNW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Calling Lake Airport   [Map]   CFK4   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Athabasca Airport(ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]   CYWM   SE   53 miles [85.3 km]
Wabasca Airport   [Map]   CEE5   NNE   53 miles [85.3 km]
Swan Hills Airport   [Map]   CEM5   SW   59 miles [95 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Edmonton Internationl Airport   (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]
        Website for Edmonton Internationl Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Calgary Intl.   (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]
        Website for Calgary International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Slave Lake Airport   (YZH/CYZH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Athabasca Airport   (ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Spurfield were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Spurfield. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Spurfield) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spurfield. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 55.2333, Longitude: -114.2667     [Map].

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Spurfield), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Spurfield.



 
 
 

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